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Old 03-12-2009, 02:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Thread page length 10 or 20 posts?

Hi all,

I've been thinking about changing the number of posts per page in a thread to 10. Here is my reasoning:
  • Shorter page loads
  • Easier to find posts
  • More digestible

However, I thought you might have some opinions, so, here's a poll.

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Old 03-12-2009, 02:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Please do state your reasoning.
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Old 03-12-2009, 02:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Nah, keep it at 20. I don't find pages take too long to load. I digest things just fine thank you.
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Old 03-12-2009, 02:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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My preference is less clicking, more reading. I like to be able to see what earlier posters have said in the thread. I would much rather not have to keep flipping between pages.
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Old 03-12-2009, 03:14 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I think they're valid reasons to go lower, particularly since so many threads have lots of pictures in them.

I only say this because:

Anyone who wants to override the default setting to view more posts/page can do so through the User CP anyway. I've set mine higher than the forum default because I'm on high speed.
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Old 03-12-2009, 03:19 PM   #6 (permalink)
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It'll also potentially reduce bandwidth costs from the high number of visitors we get who arrive via a Google search but only look at one page.
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Old 03-12-2009, 03:23 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I personally run at 40 ppp. I think reducing the default to 10 might help with your bandwidth costs though.
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Old 03-12-2009, 04:12 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I like 20. But I voted 10 to reduce the load time for them Googlers.
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Old 03-12-2009, 04:24 PM   #9 (permalink)
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i voted 10 for Default.
I am going to up mine to 40 ( high speed)
but can see the Googler only needing 10 posts to get Hooked.

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Old 03-12-2009, 05:02 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I think we'll move to 10 this evening and see what happens. At least we know registered members won't be inconvenienced if they don't like it.

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